Over 300 photos taken over 4 days. I will just have to post these in bite-size pieces. This post and the next few will be photo-heavy, so if you decide to read through to the end, thank you.
My husband, youngest son and I were talking about getting away for Eid Al Adha, probably out of the country to make the most of the long weekend. At first, I thought about Budapest because I wanted them to enjoy that same experience I had. But flights were difficult to organize and also we needed visas to go to Hungary and there would not have been enough time to organize that. Once again, I consulted the oracle, aka list of countries Filipinos can visit without a visa, and the Maldives seemed like the easy choice. The next difficult step was finding either a Cobone deal, or organizing flights and hotels on my own and hope that we get good value for cheap.
Trip Advisor is my friend, esp the traveller feedback, which is why I make it a point to write a review on any place we visit in case it might help another traveller. I try to tone down the sarcasm and negativity too but if it’s really a crap experience I won’t hesitate to say so.
Anyway, I booked us on Sri Lankan Airlines as it was the only one which gave us flights that syncs with the ferry going from Airport/Male to any of the other islands in the Maldives. It was connecting via Colombo and only had a short stopover so we didn’t get a chance to see anything apart from the airport and the big Buddha.
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